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Yahwist

, Jahwist, Yahvist, Jahvist
Bible the
a. the conjectured author or authors of the earliest of four main sources or strands of tradition of which the Pentateuch is composed and in which God is called Yahweh throughout
b. (as modifier): the Yahwist source
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In reassembling the Priestly and Jahwist sources, significant differences emerge between their views of the natural world.
The redaction of the Priestly and Jahwist accounts of origins produced in scripture a paradigm of cosmic and human history in which the very good creation in Genesis 1 was cursed with suffering and death in Genesis 3.
Similar to the conflicting order of creative events between Genesis 1 and 2, the redaction of the Jahwist and Priestly accounts of origins juxtaposed two contrasting ancient perspectives on how nature operated.
The redaction of the conflicting Priestly and Jahwist depictions of the operation of the natural world has profound implications.